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Old 02 March 2024, 23:40   #1
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Additional SIB inflator.

I've been happy with a two stage 12v Bravo running from a small battery for over a decade now. Never felt the need to try another type or run a second pump like some folks as the Bravo turbine output is very high anyway.

The other day though I decided to meet an intermittent need for a good blast of air in my varied DIY work and saw this Ryobi battery air blower on a Facebook Halfords promotion. As I have other Ryobi power tools and hence a battery to suit it was just 29.99 compared with a daft 90ish with battery.

Looking at the outlet nozzle thought I wonder... and yes indeed it is the correct size for Zodiac/Bombard valves such as in the Aerotec. Plugs directly into the HP floor and also into the standard adaptor for the tubes.

It would be purely for initial filling as it only reaches 0.5psi but the output is great at about three times the Itiwit and 10% more than a Sevylor. It'll be interesting to give it a go first time out filling other chambers as the Bravo works away.

https://www.direct-powertools.co.uk/...E&gad_source=1
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Old 03 March 2024, 09:05   #2
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Been using the Ryobi inflators like that and the larger combined inflator and try pump for a while. If you get the adapter for the tyre pump side for your particular valve it is a complete back up system all in one that I keep in the cay for potential flat tyres
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Old 03 March 2024, 09:06   #3
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Here is the adapter set. It takes a while but if you fill with the inflator first then switch to the tyre pump you are good to go

https://www.amazon.co.uk/PeSandy-Inf...zcF9hdGY&psc=1
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Old 03 March 2024, 09:09   #4
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Here is the inflator I use. It even comes with an adapter to blow air up the tell tale should you need to unblock on the hoof.
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Got the dewalt blower bare bones for xmas (have the batteries for other tools) and tried it while inflating checking over the volaire yesterday

Makes a huge difference to overall inflation times with a top up with my old pumps.
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Old 03 March 2024, 11:48   #6
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Ahh that's interesting, look forward to a go with mine.

It seems Ryobi to name but one have cornered the market with a range of battery devices you never knew you needed.
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Ahh that's interesting, look forward to a go with mine.

It seems Ryobi to name but one have cornered the market with a range of battery devices you never knew you needed.
You are right there I have loads. I find the after market batteries are quite good and about 1/4 the price of the Ryobi

For Example

https://www.amazon.co.uk/ASUNCELL-Re...ps%2C88&sr=8-4
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